Register Now! Annual Conference 2024

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Register now for our annual conference in Louisville, July 24-26!

Daily Schedule | Detailed Thursday Meeting Agenda | Lodging | Online Registration | PDF Agenda & Mail-in Registration

Daily Schedule

Wednesday, July 24

Committee Meetings: Committee meetings will be held in meeting rooms at Hilton Garden Inn Northeast. All committee meetings are open to anyone with an interest.

Noon – 1:15 p.m. Finance Committee

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Membership/Marketing Committee

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Technical Committee

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Reception and Poster Exhibit

Everyone and their registered guests are invited to this special reception to meet the other attendees, visit with the poster authors, and enjoy some light food and drinks. Posters will also be available Thursday morning prior to meeting and during break.

Thursday, July 25

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. The hotel provides complimentary breakfast for guests

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. General program – information listed on next page. More detail will be available prior to the conference

Lunch Meeting attendees and their registered guests are invited to attend the Member Recognition Luncheon

4:30 p.m. Board bus for optional evening event to Huber Plantation with tour of Huber’s Orchard and Winery plus dinner. (See registration form for pricing.)

9:30 p.m. Return to hotel

Friday, July 26

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. The hotel provides complimentary breakfast for guests

8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Committee Reports followed by Annual Business Meeting, Election of Officers/Directors

Noon – 6:00 p.m. Box lunch provided for all registered attendees and guests, immediately followed by optional bus tour to CGB Grain Terminal and Churchill Downs. (Bowler hats for men and Derby-style hats for ladies is encouraged but not required.) See registration section for pricing information.

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Detailed Thursday Meeting Agenda

Meeting Program for Thursday, July 25

Final program details and eligible Illinois Public Accountants Continuing Education Credits will be provided at a later date. If you would like to register for credit, please be sure to check the box on the registration form and provide your e-mail address. (State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation License #158-002205)

Welcome – Overview of Agriculture in Louisville and Kentucky

Financial Guidelines and Impact Recommendations – Freddie L. Barnard, Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

Current State of Economy – Jackson Takach, Chief Economist & Vice President-Strategy, Research, and Analytics, Farmer Mac

Afternoon program will end at 4 p.m. to provide time for changing for tour bus departure at 4:30 p.m.

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Lodging

A block of sleeping rooms has been set at the Hilton Garden Inn Northeast Louisville, 9850 Park Plaza Avenue, Louisville, KY 40241. There is NO complimentary airport shuttle service and the hotel recommends using Lyft or Uber. Depending on time of day, figure 20 – 35 minutes travel time.

Block dates are July 23 – 27 with a rate of $145 per night, plus taxes.

Reservations Link

Hotel Reservations Deadline is Saturday, July 6.

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Online Registration

Registration Form

FFSC 2024 Annual Conference Registration

Register for the 2024 conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Continuing Education*
Final program details and eligible Illinois Public Accountants Continuing Education Credits will be provided at a later date. If you would like to register for credit, please be sure to check the box on the registration form and provide your e-mail address. (State of Illinois Depart- ment of Financial and Professional Regulation License #158-002205)

Registration Fee
Registration fee includes materials, receptions, breaks, lunches, Thursday evening dinner, and Friday local ag tour.
includes 7/24 reception, 7/25 luncheon, 7/26 lunch

Huber Plantatation Hall

July 25, 4:30-9:00pm (Bus limit is 56.) Includes tour of orchard and winery, full dinner buffet. Separate registration required ($60).
Full dinner buffet, cash bar.
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Indicate the number of seats requested. Bus limit is 56.

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